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CIC presents: Inclusive Environment Briefings (22/02)

Thursday 22nd February 2018

Date:

Thursday 22nd February 2018

Time:

9:30am to 11:30am

Venue:

RICS at Parliament Square | London | SW1P 3AD

Admits:

  • BIID Members / £35.00

Cpd hours:

2.0

About

The Inclusive Environment Briefings (IE Briefings), is a new Construction Industry Council initiative for 2018, which provides regular technical and policy updates; with comments on key initiatives and current issues relevant to the achievement of an accessible and inclusive environment.

The briefings bring together leading policy-makers in the construction industry, access and inclusion expertise and senior industry players to discuss the key topics in an informal setting.

Chaired by Tony Burton, Partner at Gardiner and Theobald and CIC’s Inclusive Environment Champion, the Briefings run four times a year, from 9.30am – 11.30am with two speakers, the opportunity to ask questions and network with experts in the field.

The inaugural CIC Inclusive Environment Briefings start with an overview of two recently updated key technical standards – essential information when delivering accessible and inclusive environments’

  • Revised BS 8300:2017: The Design of Accessible and Inclusive External Environments Part 1 and the Design of Accessible and Inclusive Buildings Part 2 Code of Practice – Geoff Cook, Honorary Fellow – School of Construction Management & Engineering, University of Reading & David Petherick Chair of BSI B/559 Committee
  • Revised Wheelchair Housing Design Guide published by Habinteg Housing Association. Authors from the Centre for Accessible Environments give a technical overview of the 3rd edition which is aligned to AD M4 (3) Cat 3.

To book this event please click here

Please note that prices are advertised ex VAT and fees

Subsequent briefings take place on;

  • Thursday 19 April
  • Wednesday 13 June
  • Tuesday 25 September

To find out more about the Construction Industry Council, please click here